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GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: Statewide launch of Text-to-911 service

Posted on Oct 12, 2016 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

WHAT: News Conference: Statewide launch of Text-to-911 service; comments and instructional video from similar program in Vermont


  • Governor David Y. Ige
  • U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard
  • Mr. Courtney Tagupa, executive director, Enhanced 911 Board
  • Deputy Chief Paul Ferreira, Hawaii County Police Department; Enhanced 911 Board chair
  • Mr. Steven Schutte, government account manager, Verizon; Enhanced 911 Board member

WHEN: Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 11 a.m.

WHERE: Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room

We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website.



Media Contacts:

Courtney T. Tagupa

Executive Director

Enhanced 911 Board State of Hawaii

Department of Accounting and General Services

1151 Punchbowl Street, Rm 502

(808) 391-7971

[email protected]


Cindy McMillan

Communications Director

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0012

Mobile: 808-265-7974

[email protected]